VW sets singletank distance record with 1 527mile Passat BlueMotion Autoblog — Volkswagen 1500

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VW sets single-tank distance with 1,527-mile Passat

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What’s the most ever gotten out of a single of gas? 400 miles? Maybe 600 if you’re under diesel Volkswagen wanted to put its Passat to the test and see just how many it can cover on one tank. A team the UK’s Sunday Times set off Kent, England with a tank of diesel then to the south of France and back.

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A Volkswagen BlueMotion has set a new Guinness World for the longest distance travelled by a production passenger car on a single of fuel.

The attempt, carried out by a from The Sunday Times, driving from Maidstone in to the South of France and back. The BlueMotion finally ran out of fuel to Calais after completing a of 1,526.63 miles.

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The route mainly followed autoroutes, but included some driving, resulting in an average of just over 45 mph.

Conway, for The Sunday Times, the Passat BlueMotion during the record-breaking trip, accompanied by a and video crew. Two AA patrolmen the entire attempt in their van to the journey independently for the Guinness Records organisation, which the record.

Powered by a Volkswagen 1.6-litre rail TDI engine developing 105 PS, the BlueMotion used for the record was a standard production model. In with the Polo and Golf models, the Passat is fitted aerodynamic modifications to the bodywork, a ride height, Stop/Start, battery charging, longer and low rolling resistance tyres. The is a vehicle that is completely to drive, service and maintain yet the most efficient vehicles on the today.

The Passat BlueMotion’s fuel was drained before the record journey and filled with litres of standard forecourt resulting in an overall fuel of 89.83 miles per gallon. substantially exceeds the Passat official combined figure of mpg. The resulting fuel for the journey works out at just per mile travelled.

In setting the record the Passat travelled a distance equivalent to from London to Malaga, needing to refuel or from New to Los Angeles with a single for diesel.

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